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Uploaded: 09/08/06 6:30 PM GMT
Orpheus' eye
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A little something about the summer that is passing away. Tell me what it makes you think of.

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::third_eye
09/08/06 8:20 PM GMT
very intriguing image! i like what you've done here, and all of the symbolism that could be read into it
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I saw a peanut stand, heard a rubber band, I saw a needle that winked its eye. But I think I will have seen everything When I see an elephant fly. MY GALLERY
::katman
09/08/06 8:46 PM GMT
Outstanding manipulation. Unique and artistic. Excellent work.
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.portorico
09/09/06 12:37 AM GMT
Wow... very famous manipulation... nice effect!!! Great!
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::phasmid
09/09/06 2:36 AM GMT
Just for the uninitiated like me, I had to go to the dictionary to remind myself of the story of Orpheus so I could try to understand the manip better..here it is for the edification of ppl like me :

"Greek Legend. a poet and musician, a son of Calliope, who followed his dead wife, Eurydice, to the underworld. By charming Hades, he obtained permission to lead her away, provided he did not look back at her until they returned to earth. But at the last moment he looked, and she was lost to him forever." Random House Unabridged Dictionary.

So I guess that must be Eurydice (summer) we see in Orpheus' eye, and his footprints leading him away while he loses his love forever...excellent manip, an outstanding representation :)PJ
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"Art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass." Walter Pater
::BernieSpeed
09/09/06 12:49 AM GMT
WOW.... this is one brilliant piece of work. Very creative and unique. I love the image title and the story as well - thank you PJ for letting us know / remember exactly. This is one of the best and nicest manipulations I've seen for a while. High marks all the way and right into my favorites. Both thumbs up, my friend, for this masterpiece....
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::debblor
09/09/06 4:47 PM GMT
I really like this a LOT! The more I look at the more I see! Thanks PJ for the refresher on Orpheus. Hope I get a chance to vote on this one, it's a definite 10!!
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.Flatpuppet
09/10/06 1:50 AM GMT
Super nice and very creative...Well done
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Of all the things I've lost in life...I miss my mind the most.
.priyanthab
09/20/06 6:06 AM GMT
Hmmm things to see and things to imagine. Very nice :)
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.Salonica_2
10/12/06 9:57 AM GMT
WOW! GREAT work girlfriend!! It makes me think of the summer love-stories that are usually over when the fall comes..! (or NOT ! ;-) )
Φιλιαααα!
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.Forester
11/12/06 11:35 AM GMT
Thanx to PJ the image offers a deeper meaning, I love it.
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.Camerama
11/14/06 7:01 PM GMT
I've come accross this picture a few times, but it wasn't until I looked at it full-screen until I realised how many levels there are to this. phasmid's comment shed even more light on it's meaning. I wish I could be half the artist you've shown yourself to be here. Keep them coming!
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Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb. - Churchill
BRIX
12/08/06 4:23 PM GMT
awesome manipulation, love it!!!
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.southparkxp101
03/09/07 12:30 AM GMT
very interesting many message in one
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